£6. £4.50 (£2.50). Scottish Early Music Consort. director Christophg Field. celebrate Robbie Burns.
I Colin Ramage/Robin Laing Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. Evening.
I Jim Knight Scotch And Rye. 5(1Gcorgc iV Bridge. 225 1681. Evening.
FRIDAY 20 Glasgow
I 'Wi A Cog 0' Code Swats An Aultl Scottish Sang‘ RSAMD. Hope Street. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Scottish Early Music Consort. director Christopher Field. celebrate Robbie Burns.
I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree lnn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston.
9;] 1.45pm. £1. Residents and visitors.
I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 248 3144. 10pm. £3. Alastair McPhail Band.
I North Sea Gas Platform 1. Rutland Street. Evening. Resident pub folk band. I Junction Bar West Preston Street. 9pm. Live music.
I Simpson Ferric/Brian Mulligan Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. Evening. Violin and guitar. folk cabaret.
I Muckle Ado Scotch And Rye. 50(ieorge iV Bridge. 225 1681. Evening.
SATURDAY 21 Glasgow
I Kells Scott‘s Corner. Derby Street. 334 4891. Evening. Saturday residency. lrish/Scots singalong band. Popular.
I Ceilidh Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. l()pm. £3. Alastair McPhail Band.
I Jo Ann Kelly Blues Beneiit Old St Pauls. Jeffrey Street. 8pm. Late Bar. £3 (£2). With the Jim Condie Blues Band. Just The Very Donkeys and more. Jo Ann is the first lady of British blues and has been unable to perform through illness.
I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Edinburgh‘s Highland haunt. Accordion etc.
SUNDAY 22 Glasgow
I Rod Paterson Black Bull Folk Club. Black Bull Hotel. Milngavie. 8.30pm. Scots song. self penned numbers and songs from the likes of Cole Porter and Gershwin. Rod‘s got two solo albums. away from his involvement with the Easy Club and other bands.
I Session Riverside. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 248 3144. 1.30—5.30pm. Glasgow lrish with Pat MacNulty and others.
I Zut! La Chute Wintersgills. Great Western Road. Evening. Old timey. American and cajun.
I New Glenelg Youngs Bar. Leamington Terrace. 9.30pm. 50p admission. New organisers hope to keep a mix ofblues. folk and interesting semi acoustic music. asking a small admission charge and paying the performers more.
I Seannachie Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Scottish songs and zippy instrumentals from resident band.
I Jim Knight/Colin Ramage/Robin Laing Ensign Ewart. Lawmnarket. Evening. Three singer guitarists.
I North Sea Gas Rutland Hotel. Rutland Street. 229 3042. 9pm. Singalong.
MONDAY 23 i 1
I Victoria Bar Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Regular session.
I Sangs And Clatter Cross Keys 1 lotel. Dalkeith. 7.30pm. Sponsored by Midlothian District Libraries. Tickets include wine and cheese £1 .50. Readings of Burns' poems by. amongothcrs. Kathleen Jamie. Songs from Kenneth Ballantine and fiddle music from Christine y Maskeil.
I Session Night The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Bar till lam. Big instrumental thrash in the bar.
I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Scottish music session. Bar closes at 1 1pm.
I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Tonight Alasdair Robertson. popular singer songwriter and vocalist from the Zydeco CB.
I Acoustic Music Nights Milnes Bar. Hanover Street. 830—] 1pm. Admission free. Songs and tunes tom regular partners Gill Bowman and Jock Brown. with guest singer lain Mackintosh. .
I Barrie Band Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. 556 3254. Evening. Fiddle. flute. mandocello and vocals.
I Miro Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. topof the High Street. Evening. Acoustic celtic music.
I Blue Blazer Bread Street. Evening. Singer guitarists including Alan Johnstone.
WEDNESDAY 25 Glasgow
I Fairport Convention Pavilion Theatre. Ayr. 8pm. Nearest they come to Glasgow. I Burns Night Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 8pm. Admission charged. The occasional Folk Club in the
j THURSDAY 26
other bar downstairs hosts an evening of
’the best guitarist of his generation’ (Classical Guitar)
Assembly Music presents
7.45pm Tickets £4 (£2)
Friday 27January 8.30pm
Friday 3 February 8.30pm Tickets £6 reserved and £5 (£3.50) unreserved
Tickets available in advance and on the door from the Queen’s Hall Box Office, 031 668 2019
the bard‘s song and music. With Harry Stewart.
I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681.
I Folk Session lialt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. instrumental music on fiddle. accordion etc.
I Rod Paterson/Dick Lee Edinburgh Folk Club. Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Songs.guitar and reeds. saxophone and clarinet playing Robbie Burns and American swing.
I Alchemy Bannermans Bar. Cowgate. 5563254. Evening. New Folk on synth. fiddle. flute and vocals.
I North Sea Gas Platiorm I. Rutland Street. Evening. Resident pub folk band. I Guizer Scotch And Rye. 50 ( ieorge l\' Bridge. 225 1681. Evening.
I Armenian Beneiit Star Folk Club. Glasgow Society ()t Mtisicians. Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. Minimumdonation £1.50. Arthur Johnstone and Danny Kyle oversee an evening of humour. song and music. .look Street Jug Band are there. and Ken Campbell brings some friends including Hamish Moore.
I Banjo Cocktail Blackl‘riars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Ragtime and Bluegrass.
I Fairport Convention Adam Smith Theatre. Kirkaldy. 8pm. Nearest they come to Edinburgh.
I Green Tree Cowgate. Evening. Folk scene session. Late bar.
I Colin Ramage/Robin Laing Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. Evening.
FRIDAY 13 Glasgow
I George McGowan Trio with Linda Fletcher Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Evening. Resident band with singerand guests.
I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley House Hotel. Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—1 1pm.
I Alex Shaw Trio Coppers. Cockburn Street. 225 1441. Evening.
SATURDAY 14 Glasgow
I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. Weekly event.
I George McGowan Orchestra Berlin Lounge Bar. 8—10 West George Street. Queen Street Station. 335 2382. 2—5pm. Free. The Big Band Sound. old and new. I Ron Moore. Rikki Fernandez La Taverna. Lansdowne Crescent. 339 7007. 9.30pm. Free. Music in the bar.
I Society Quartet Society OfMusicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 8pm. 50p. Music and dancing with Ted Bosley. guitar: Jimmy Alston. vocals; George Morrison. bass guitar; Pat Gallagher. drums.
I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 5570546. Jack Hammereand9pm. I Toto And The Jazz Bostons Preservation ilall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2—4pm'.
SUNDAY 15 Glasgow
I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. Lunchtime from 12.30pm. This week the return ofthc smooth vocal talents of Melanie 0' Reilly with gutarist Francis Cowan.
I George Penman's Jazz Band Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Trad from 8.30—10.50pm.
I New Jazz The Bar. Tron Theatre. Parnie Street.552 4267. £1.50(£l). 1.30—5pm. 'i'ron's weekly modern jazz.
I Acanthus Waverley Bridge. by Waverley Station entrance. Live lunchtime jazz. Nice glassed in conservatory area.
I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 5570546. Live band. 8.30—1 1pm. Tonight Melanie 0' Reilly and Francis Cowan. vocals with gtutar.
I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellcrsley l louse Hotel. Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—1 1pm.
I Ronnie Rae Trio Platform 1. Rutland Street. 225 2433. Lunchtime.
l MONDAY 16 Glasgow
I George Penman’s Jazz Band Carnegies Jazz Club. 142 St Vincent Street. 2263833. 9— 12pm. ()ld fashioned trad masters.
I Shore Music The Shore BarRestaurant. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Tonight Michael Wright. piano bar music.
I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening. 9—12pm. Resident Trad band.
TUESDAY 17 Glasgow
I Big Jazz Night Boswell Hotel. Mansion House Road. Langside. 8pm. Great Line up of musicians includes the Townhead Stompers. and the George Ogilvie and Dave MacLennan Bands. New weekly venture this side oftown.
I Bobby Wishart l ialt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Leading saXophonist's jazz and fusion band.
I Jazz Academy Bonhams. Byres Road. 357 3424. Evening.
I Swing '89 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. Evening. Two guitars. and reeds. Hot Club sound.
I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
I Shore Music The Shore Bar/Restaurant. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Tonight Robert Pettigrew and Kenny Ellis. piano/double bass.
WEDNESAY 18 Glasgow
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Glasgow Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar.
I Eric Clapton Playhouse Theatre. See Rock listings and Feature.
I Bill Kyle's Jazz Base L'Attachc. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Drummer Bill Kyle organises this band. Settled down to a more regular line up ofpiano/keyboards bass. drums. guitar. brass and reeds.
30 The List 13 — 26 January